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Johnny Ginger Mug, late twentieth century
 
   
Johnny Ginger Mug, late twentieth century
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Brief Description: Ceramic mug using 1930s advertising designs for Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nuts including Johnny Ginger character
Subject Date: Late twentieth century
 
Full Description: John Ginger was created in 1933 as part of a pioneering advertising campaign to increase sales of ginger nut biscuits. This mug was made towards the end of the twentieth century in New Zealand and shows the nostalgia for inter-war design and products.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 9.0cm, Diameter: 8.2cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, domestic <table>, advertising, Ginger Nuts, people, biscuit, costume
Name Subject: Johnny Ginger
Content Type: mug
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.162.3
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_162_3~1_636-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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